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A new post-infarction biomarker: hope for faltering hearts

April 26 2010

After suffering a heart-attack, patients often develop anomalies in the heart, such as left ventricular remodelling. At the Institut Pasteur de Lille, researchers from Inserm Unit 744 and their collaborators have highlighted a new biological marke...
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The results of a recent study have highlighted the important role played by health behaviours in the connection between social inequality and mortality

March 25 2010

Analysis by an Anglo-French collaboration of data collected over nearly 25 years, and relating to some 10,000 London civil servants, has shown a link between socioeconomic position and the risk of death. This link is mainly determined by health be...
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Social inequalities in health: higher blood pressure in underprivileged neighbourhoods

January 26 2010

It is reported that blood pressure rises as the educational level of individuals and the average educational level of a neighbourhood fall. This is what the first study published on the basis of the RECORD cohort appears to prove. This work, led b...
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What impact does the exposure of pregnant women to atmospheric pollutants have on foetal growth?

June 18 2009

A study carried out by researchers from the joint Inserm-Université de Grenoble Unit 823 ("Institut d'oncologie/développement", Institute of Oncology/Development) on 280 pregnant women shows that their exposure to atmospheric pollutants,...
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